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Welcome to the Math Salamanders Year 2 Printable Mental Maths Worksheets.

Here you will find a wide range of Mental Maths Worksheets aimed at Year 2 children which will help your child to learn number facts and practise their number skills.

Mental Maths Worksheets

Our selection of mental maths worksheets is a great way of practising your number and maths skills.

The sheets can be used in a variety of ways, as a test or revision practise, or as part of a weekly quiz to help reinforce skills.

They can also be used as an oral and mental starter to a lesson to get brains working!

One of the best ways to use these sheets is to get children to work in pairs, discussing the questions as they work through them.

The questions have been designed to practise a range of maths skills from number to geometry and measurement facts, including using time and money.

The quizzes are in order of difficulty with the questions getting slightly harder in each quiz.

Printable Mental Maths Worksheets for Year 2

Our Year 2 Mental Math Worksheets contain a wide range of different questions and math skills.

Each sheet contains 12 questions, and is provided with an answer sheet.

The level of difficulty gets harder as you progress through the sheets.

The topics covered include:

  • mental arithmetic - addition, subtraction and simple multiplication;
  • missing fact questions;
  • place value questions up to 100;
  • simple geometry questions usually based around 2d and 3d shape properties;
  • money questions;
  • simple word problems;
  • time questions, including date and calendar questions.

Year 2 Mental Math Worksheets

Looking for some harder Mental Math Worksheets?

The worksheets in this section have been designed for children at a Year 3 level.

The sheets follow the same format as the ones on this page, but are at a more advanced level.

Mental Math Online Practise

If you are looking for some online practise of mental maths Year 2 facts, then we have several practise zones where you can test your knowledge of a range of maths facts and print out your results online.

There are certificates to win, and instant feedback on your progress.

Year 2 Printable Math Games

Here you will find a range of free printable First Grade Math games at a level suitable for Year 2 children. All children like to play Math games, and you will find a good range of Math Games here for your child to play and enjoy.

The following games involve different Year 2 Math activities which you and your child can enjoy together.

Year 2 Online Math Games

Looking for some cool online maths games to play at a Year 2 level?

Try the Primary games website where you will find a bank full of different games to play!

Using the link below will open the primary games website in a new browser window.



The Math Salamanders hope you enjoy using these free printable Math worksheets and all our other Math games and resources.

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As your child begins Year 2, you’ll no doubt hear the word SATs mentioned. These exams won’t happen until later in the year, but it’s important to balance KS1 SATs preparation and practice with the daily lessons in Year 2 maths, English and science. Here’s a quick look at what they’ll be learning, so you know what to expect when you help with homework.

Year 2 maths

Children in Year 2 will learn to add and subtract with two-digit and one-digit numbers. They will learn multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 times tables. Children will need to find 1/3, 1/4 1/2 and 3/4 of a shape or a quantity of objects. They will learn about measures, including weight, capacity, length and time (learning to tell the time to 5 minutes). They will learn to name and describe the properties of common 2D and 3D shapes. Year 2 children carry out activities where they interpret and construct pictograms, tally charts, block graphs and tables.

A more detailed overview of the Year 2 maths curriculum is available in our parents' guide.

Review all of these new skills and concepts with our range of free Year 2 maths worksheets.

Year 2 English

Children will build on their phonics work in Year 1 until they are reading words automatically, without having to sound out. They will continue to read a range of different stories, but also be introduced to non-fiction books. They will be able to apply the spelling rules they have learnt. They will be more confident in their formation of letters and will learn how to start joining their handwriting. They will have plenty of practice writing stories and will also write some poetry. They will be taught to use capital letters, full stops, exclamation marks and question marks correctly. They will also be encouraged to use sentences with two parts, joined by conjunctions such as when, if, that and because.

More details of the Year 2 English curriculum are in our year-group subject guide.

Download free Year 2 English worksheets to help your child develop their new grammar, spelling and writing knowledge.

Year 2 science

Under the new 2014 curriculum, Year 2 will learn about:

  • Living things and their habitats, including dependence within habitats and micro-habitats
  • Plants, observing how seeds and bulbs grow into plants and what plants need to stay healthy
  • Animals including humans, focussing on reproduction, nutrition and exercise
  • Uses of everyday materials, comparing the use of everyday materials and looking how these can be changed by exerting force

While science isn’t part of the SATs exams your child will be given, it’s still important to make sure they understand what they’re being taught, so they’re ready to progress to the more detailed science lessons in Year 3.

Your child can reinforce the terms and processes they’re learning as part of the Year 2 science curriculum with free Year 2 science worksheets. Download them straight onto your computer, and print them off for your child to use.


Help your child prepare for SATs by working through free KS1 SATs papers. We have included the teachers' guide and instructions on marking the exams, so you can accurately assess how your child has done.

Have a look at what happens after Key Stage 1 SATs with our handy guides to the curriculum for Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6. You can also review what your child has already learned in Reception and Year 1.

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